LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District may close one or two of its remaining three fire stations that are still open, lay off 10 firefighters, and demote some of its personnel as it struggles to grapple with a budget deficit of $336,244.78 right at the start of the 2010-11 fiscal year on Sept. 1.
RIPON - Ripon's retiring police chief Richard Bull is being contracted by the City Council to serve as a consultant to the interim chief of police for the next six months.
Sigrid Laird has been a household name for over 40 years, having taught some 5,000 children how to swim, ranging in age from toddlers to high school seniors.
New home construction valued at $110 million in 2009 is effectively cushioning the City of Manteca from suffering substantial property tax revenue drops for the fiscal year that started July 1.
The final obstacle that was holding up the Library Park expansion - getting agreement between Verizon, Comcast, and PG&E for the location of various utility lines - has been resolved.
The Manteca Police Canine Unit is in need of funding – a scheduled golf tournament on August 14 is hoped to make a difference.
An on-line and in-store consignment seller has taken over the old Mars Department Store in downtown Manteca after being shuttered for a number of years.
You could go three months out of the year without paying PG&E a cent for electricity.
Keeping teens busy is the key to preventing them from getting into trouble or setting out on the wrong path.
Solid waste route drivers would become the first line of defense against blight if Manteca City Council hopeful Richard Behling has his way.
Free vials of "LIFE" will be distributed Tuesday during the downtown Manteca Farmers Market from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Library Park.
About three years ago, Jerry Schossow made the mistake of volunteering his service to learn the production side of the Great Valley Writing Project.
Manteca Idol's first winner dropped by the Boys and Girls Club Saturday to take a quick stroll down memory lane and chat with some of the organizers during the second of three auditions on Saturdays that are being held prior to the start of the annual competition at the end of summer.
An open house reception is planned for Dr. Marvin Bledsoe at Valley Oak Dental offices on West Yosemite Avenue at Trevino Avenue on Saturday, July 28, from 4 until 7 p.m.
Manteca's jobless rate inched back up slightly in June after six months of improvement.
What others see as junk, Dana and Robert Mankin see beautiful furniture.
Want to stay cool this Tuesday?
Future Great Wolf guests will pay up to $116.2 million in the form of room taxes to finance the building of city-owned improvements such as a conference center and public parking that would be built as part of McWhinney Development's 500-room resort and indoor waterpark project.
Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District will meet today in a special session, in part, to adopt a 2015-16 budget coupled with the multiyear fiscal projection.
Northbound motorists spotted a man's body just beyond the freeway fence of Highway 99 as they were approaching the transition ramp to the westbound Highway 120 Bypass at 9 a.m. Sunday.
The San Joaquin AgFest Junior Show and Auction is set to begin on Tuesday.
Fences, contrary to the old saying, apparently do not make good neighbors in some sections of Manteca.
Like all murals in downtown Manteca, the one honoring those who served in World War II tells a story.
A curtailment order issued Friday by the state Department of Water Resources means the faucets of at least 9,650 San Joaquin County residents may go dry in the coming months.
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Today's car show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at the Golden Community Gym and parking lot, 1031 N. Main St., has a different twist.
Dave Winegarden's life-long fascination with museums led him to serving as the president of the Manteca Historical Society.
The Northgate Park group picnic area and restrooms are being upgraded thanks to growth.
Virginia Madueno, former Riverbank mayor and lsmall business owner, will be vying alongside five other candidates to represent the 12th Assembly District, a seat presently occupied by Kristin Olsen (R–Riverbank).
Seven major road projects to enhance Manteca traffic flow are expected to be completed or started in the next 12 months.